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Northwest Africa 12255
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12255
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12255
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 102.1 g
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Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2752 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Nov 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P March 2016
Mass (g):102.1
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):33.0±0.3 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.4±0.3 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.1
Classifier:Vanni Moggi Cecchi, Stefano Caporali, Giovanni Pratesi
Type spec mass (g):24.7
Type spec location:MSN-FI
Main mass:Vignato
Comments:Submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
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MSN-FI: MUSEO DI STORIA NATURALE DELL'UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE Via Giorgio La Pira, 4 – 50121 FIRENZE, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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